pollinator health

Surveying native bee species

April 19, 2017

There are close to 4,000 species of bees in North America. Bees are distinct from wasps and flies in that they are insects that collect pollen and nectar to feed ...

Smart hives and healthy colonies

February 17, 2017

How does a beekeeper know if his honey bee colonies are healthy? Traditionally, it required going to the apiary, taking the lid off a hive and removing each ...

Why are bees such a hot topic?

August 30, 2016

Chances are you’ve come across a news story or research study focusing on the issue of honey bee health recently. It’s an important topic, and for good reason. ...